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Offline av Anne Holt del 8 av 56

 

 Dagens Nyheter     2016-07-03 kl. 21:00     1484 words

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Dokumentportföljen var tung. Henrik granskade det nylagda golvet igen. Portföljen kunde vara smutsig efter att ha stått i bagageutrymmet på polisbilen som hade kört honom från polishuset till Frogner.

Nästan som sådana han kände igen från
handikappidrott, slog det honom.

 

 

 

Nu laddar SPF Seniorerna upp i Almedalen

 

 Senioren     2016-07-03 kl. 13:23     279 words

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Almedalen 2016 har öppnat - med nytt rekord i antal evenemang. Imorgon måndag kliver SPF Seniorerna in på scenen. Jan Arleij Dela nu: Det blir en heldag direkt för SPF Seniorerna.

DHR - Förbundet för ett samhälle utan rörelsehinder (tidigare De Handikappades Riksförbund)
Parasport Sverige -... Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté (Parasport Sverige) är ett idrottsförbund som organiserar idrott för...

 

 

 

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Rising costs lead Pyeongchang 2018 organisers asks South Korean Government for more funding

 

 Australasian Leisure Management     2016-07-04 kl. 08:44     460 words

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Facing ballooning costs in its organisation of the 2016 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the organisers of the Pyeongchang 2018 Games has

Facing ballooning costs in its organisation of the 2016 Winter Olympic and
Paralympic Games, the organisers of the Pyeongchang 2018 Games has. ...reportedly asked for more funding from the South Korean Government With the Games’ budget rising from

 

 

 

Suicide bomber detonates explosive near U.S. consulate

 

 WTWO     2016-07-04 kl. 08:36     622 words

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A suicide bomber killed only himself after detonating an explosive near the U.S. Consulate in Jeddah, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

Evan Austin Once Again Named a
Paralympian Indiana Man Killed in ATV Accident Two People Killed in Car Accident in Illinois Walker's Winter Outlook 2015-2016 Suicide bomber detonates explosive near U.S. consulate Giant spacecraft nears Jupiter In

 

 

 

Els makes it a fourth Soweto Open title in a row

 

 SASCOC     2016-07-04 kl. 08:31     532 words

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Top seed wheelchair tennis ace Leon Els clinched his fourth Soweto Open title with a 6-4 6-3 triumph over unseeded Thato Tsomole in the men’s final at Arthur Ashe Tennis Center in Soweto on Sunday.

Tsomole in the opening set, the
Paralympic Games first time qualifier maintained his dominance in the second set, reading Tsomole’s serve more easily and bringing his superior fitness to bear.

 

 

 

Bangladesh police trying to confirm ID of Dhaka attackers

 

 Qatar Peninsula     2016-07-04 kl. 08:28     60 words

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NEWS A relative mourns after receiving the body of a victim killed in the attack on the Holey Ar... read more File photo of a missile used for representation only.   DUBAI: The Saudi Ara...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will "expand" his cab... read more File photo of
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius   Johannesburg:... Disgraced Paralymp... read more.

 

 

 

Rio mayor: State doing a 'terrible job'

 

 WDSU New Orleans     2016-07-04 kl. 08:22     468 words

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A month before Rio welcomes thousands of visitors for the 2016 Olympic Games, the city's major has lashed out at state officials over the policing of violent crime.

Spate of crime Rio has been rocked by a spate of negative headlines in recent weeks, including an Australian
Paralympic athlete who was robbed at gunpoint, reports of 20 armed men breaking into a municipal hospital to free a drug kingpin, and a

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FEATURE: Phone relay services for hearing impaired make in-roads in Japan

 

 Equities.com     2016-07-04 kl. 08:21     864 words

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Kentaro Hayase, who was born deaf, could not understand what it was like to communicate with other people over the phone.

He noted increased awareness of the need for society to engage with people with disabilities after the April enforcement of a law aimed at eliminating discrimination against the disabled and in the run-up to the 2020
Paralympic games that Tokyo is

 

 

 

SNAPSHOT: Staying in slum in Rio de Janeiro

 

 Kyodo     2016-07-04 kl. 08:19     107 words

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A Kyodo News reporter recently stayed in cheap accommodation in a slum in Rio de Janeiro, before the Brazilian city hosts the summer Olympics and Paralympics.

A Kyodo News reporter recently stayed in cheap accommodation in a slum in Rio de Janeiro, before the Brazilian city hosts the summer Olympics and
Paralympics.While the Japanese Foreign Ministry has urged tourists not to venture into slums due to

 

 

 

Athletics: Hollie Arnold takes aim at Rio Paralympics - and sets sights on

 

 Grimsby Telegraph     2016-07-04 kl. 08:09     563 words

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Grimsby Telegraph Posted: July 04, 2016 Hollie Arnold is ready for Rio!

Athletics: Hollie Arnold takes aim at Rio
Paralympics - and sets sights on. ...gold.Grimsby Telegraph Posted:... Hollie Arnold takes aim at Rio Paralympics - and sets sights on gold HOLLIE Arnold is not just heading to Rio to make up the numbers this...

 

 

 

Rwanda: Muvunyi Looks to Shine At Berlin Open Grand Prix

 

 AfricaPulse.com     2016-07-04 kl. 08:06     38 words

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[New Times] Rwandan Paralympian Hermas Muvunyi is confident about his chances of winning a gold medal at the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix, scheduled for July 16-17 in Germany.

Rwandan
Paralympian Hermas Muvunyi is confident about his chances of winning a gold medal at the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix, scheduled for July 16-17 in Germany.Original URL:

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CC names Kornoelje new swim coach

 

 Hometown Life     2016-07-04 kl. 07:57     517 words

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Shawn Kornoelje (Photo: OU ATHLETICS) Novi Detroit Catholic Central athletic director Aaron Babicz wasted little time in finding a replacement for outgoing boys swim coach Shannon Dunworth.

Plata, Argentina. He also received the 2010 Jimi Flowers Coach of the Year award for
Paralympic Swimming and USA Swimming as well as the 2011 Rick Knas Lifetime Achievement award from the Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame.

 

 

 

Olympics ease an ad blackout, and brands flood the field

 

 Sydney Morning Herald     2016-07-04 kl. 07:49     855 words

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Some called it a gag rule impinging on freedom of speech. Others bristled at the requirement to abandon longtime sponsors at the very moment they would be entering the international spotlight.

September 21 for the
Paralympics.

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Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile from Yemen- SPA

 

 Qatar Peninsula     2016-07-04 kl. 07:41     57 words

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NEWS   DUBAI: The Saudi Arabian air force intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Ye... read more NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will "expand" his cab...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will "expand" his cab...read more File photo of
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius   Johannesburg:... Disgraced Paralymp... read more RIYADH:

 

 

 

Rwanda: Muvunyi Looks to Shine At Berlin Open Grand Prix

 

 AllAfrica.com     2016-07-04 kl. 07:39     187 words

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Rwandan Paralympian Hermas Muvunyi is confident about his chances of winning a gold medal at the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix, scheduled for July 16-17 in Germany.

Rwandan
Paralympian Hermas Muvunyi is confident about his chances of winning a gold medal at the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix, scheduled for July 16-17 in Germany.Fresh from a two-week training camp in Ngog, Kenya, the former World champion in

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Oscar Pistorius trial: The six most dramatic moments

 

 Mail & Guardian Online     2016-07-04 kl. 07:34     520 words

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It’s perhaps one of the few trials in South African history that’s had many people going, “enough already!

3. Playing killer Featuring the
paralympian running towards the camera, arm outstretched, hand tightly wound as if holding a gun, the leaked video chilled viewers at the time.

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On This Day - July 4 2009: Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, star in Wimbledon finals

 

 The Irish News     2016-07-04 kl. 07:29     562 words

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ON THIS DAY 1919: Jack Dempsey beat Jess Willard to become the new world heavyweight boxing champion. 1938: Helen Wills-Moody won her eighth Wimbledon title on the same day another Centre Court heroine, Suzanne Lenglen of France, died of leukaemia.

BIRTHDAYS Sir Philip Craven (
paralympics) - represented Britain in wheelchair basketball at five Paralympic Games.... Current president of the International Paralympic Committee, born 1950.

 

 

 

Digest: Local Paralympic athletes earn spots on U.S. teams for Rio Games

 

 Howard County Times     2016-07-04 kl. 07:07     887 words

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U.S. Paralympics announced the 115 athletes who have been selected to compete at the Summer Games held September 7-18 in Rio de Janeiro .

Digest: Local
Paralympic athletes earn spots on U.S. teams for Rio Games.... U.S. Paralympics announced the 115 athletes who have been selected to compete at the Summer Games held September 7-18 in Rio de Janeiro .Locals on the swimming team include...

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Baltimore Sun (web)

 

 

 

Bomber killed, two police wounded in blast outside U.S. consulate in Jeddah

 

 Qatar Peninsula     2016-07-04 kl. 07:06     56 words

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NEWS File photo of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius   Johannesburg: Disgraced Paralymp... read more RIYADH: A suicide bomber was killed and two other people wounded in a blast ne... read more File photo of US Secretary of State John Kerry.

NEWS File photo of
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius   Johannesburg:... Disgraced Paralymp... read more RIYADH:

 

 

 

Paralympians to inspire young poets in Lowestoft

 

 Waveney Advertiser 24     2016-07-04 kl. 07:01     41 words

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12:18 03 July 2016 Andrew Papworth Ade Adepitan. Photo credit: Laura Lean/PA Wire

Paralympians to inspire young poets in Lowestoft.... Photo credit: Laura Lean/PA Wire. Budding young poets are set to pen sports-themed verses based on inspirational visits by Paralympians.

 

 

 

Richland’s Drew McCullough wins Seattle Amateur

 

 Tri-City Herald Online     2016-07-04 kl. 06:43     374 words

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Drew McCullough rallied from two strokes down after two rounds to win the Seattle Amateur on Sunday at West Seattle Golf Course.

Track and field Chelsea McClammer was one of 26 women named to represent Team USA in track and field at the 2016
Paralympic Games from Sept.... Paralympic Team Trials in Charlotte, N.C.

 

 

 

Top StoryRohn narrowly misses nomination for the USA Paralympic team

 

 WJAC TV     2016-07-04 kl. 06:43     133 words

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CHARLOTTE -- Max Rohn just missed the cut for Rio after they announced Team USA's Paralympic track and field nominations on Sunday.

Top StoryRohn narrowly misses nomination for the USA
Paralympic team.... CHARLOTTE -- Max Rohn just missed the cut for Rio after they announced Team USA's Paralympic track and field nominations on Sunday.Unlike like the Olympics, where the athlete who finishes first automatically earns a spot on Team USA, the Paralympics...

 

 

 

Olympic Dreams Realized For Elkhart County Duo

 

 InkFreeNews     2016-07-04 kl. 06:42     170 words

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Dalton Herendeen, left, and Sam Grewe both were selected for the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro this September. ELKHART – Dalton Herendeen and Sam Grewe will each perform on the biggest stage possible.

Dalton Herendeen, left, and Sam Grewe both were selected for the 2016
Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro this September.... ELKHART – Dalton Herendeen and Sam Grewe will each perform on the biggest stage possible.Both Elkhart County residents were chosen for the 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Victorian Sport Iftar Dinner

 

 Medianet     2016-07-04 kl. 06:26     514 words

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Vicsport, in conjunction with the Australian Intercultural Society, is hosting the inaugural Victorian Sport Community Iftar Dinner on Monday 4 July, bringing together a broad spectrum of disciplines in one room to experience this tradition.

The Dinner to be emceed by Angela Pippos, will also include a sports panel featuring Australian Cricketer Fawad Ahmed and AFL Player Ahmed Saad.  The Panel also features Australian
Paralympian Maddy Hogan who will discuss her final preparations and

 

 

 

Ellison: Aiming for gold

 

 MyEastTex     2016-07-04 kl. 06:23     354 words

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By Jasmine Brooks Published 07/03 2016 11:22PM Updated 07/03 2016 11:22PM Give Brady Ellison a fishing pole or set of golf clubs and he'll put up a good showing. Give him a recurve bow and he'll win a medal in the Olympic Games.

Ellison recently met up with
Paralympic athlete Matt Stutzman in Westwood, California.... Ellison and Paralympic athlete Matt Stutzman have several things in common.

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Rio 2016 Olympics One Month Away -- Monday Memo...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-07-04 kl. 06:18     820 words

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(ATR) The Rio 2016 Summer Games will be one month away on Tuesday, July 5 as athletes around the world begin to fine tune their preparations.

Oscar Pistorius at London 2012 () Oscar Pistorius to Learn Fate The embattled former
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will learn his fate at the hands of a South African judge on Wednesday.

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Local cancer survivor Sam Grewe makes USA Paralympic team

 

 Fox28 WSJV     2016-07-04 kl. 06:17     238 words

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There isn't much Sam Grewe can't do. The Middlebury native beat childhood cancer, won a World Championship in the High Jump and now he's a paralympian.

Local cancer survivor Sam Grewe makes USA
Paralympic team.... The Middlebury native beat childhood cancer, won a World Championship in the High Jump and now he's a paralympian.The United States Paralympic Track and Field team announced Sunday morning that...

 

 

 

Rio’s Olympian worries

 

 Journal-News     2016-07-04 kl. 06:04     98 words

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Attention is starting to swing south toward Rio de Janeiro — and nobody’s sure they like what they see. The 2016 Summer Olympics are set to begin there in a few weeks, and most reports say the city is nowhere close to ready.

On June 17 … the state of Rio de Janeiro declared a ‘state of public calamity.’ A financial crisis is preventing the state from honoring its commitments to the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, the governor said.Ron Rollins.

 

 

 

Jail looms as Pistorius to be sentenced for murder

 

 Free Malaysia Today     2016-07-04 kl. 05:55     613 words

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Appeals court upgraded the conviction to murder, which has a minimum standard sentence of 15 years. Due to his time already spent in jail and mitigating factors such as his disability, he may be given a lesser term.

Disgraced
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius could return to jail on Wednesday, when a judge is set to sentence him for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago.... Pistorius, whose legs were amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old, made history by becoming the first Paralympian...

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Web Extra: Paralympians inspire many with skills, attitude

 

 MyEastTex     2016-07-04 kl. 05:52     203 words

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By Jasmine Brooks Published 07/03 2016 10:49PM Updated 07/03 2016 10:49PM Two U.S. paralympic athletes have made it past major physical obstacles to bring inspiration to many with not just their skills, but also their positive thinking.

Web Extra:
Paralympians inspire many with skills, attitude.... By Jasmine Brooks Published 07/03 2016 10:49PM Updated 07/03 2016 10:49PM Two U.S. paralympic athletes have made it past major physical obstacles to bring inspiration to many with not just...

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Milton Keynes schools take part and win events in mini-Olympics at Stoke Mandeville Stadium

 

 oneMK     2016-07-04 kl. 05:41     487 words

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Comments (0) The iconic Stoke Mandeville Stadium played host to 1,300 children today (Friday July 1) as they competed for medals in the Bucks and Milton Keynes School Games.

The event, dubbed a mini-Olympics, has now been running in some form since 1999 but organisers said this year's was particularly special, coming just before the Rio Olympics and
Paralympics.... It sums up everything that's good in sport and reminds us of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...

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World's longest and fastest tube slide opens in London

 

 Elsewhere Holidays and Travel     2016-07-04 kl. 05:35     144 words

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London has a terrifying new tourist attraction – the world’s longest and fastest tube slide. For 40 exhilarating seconds riders have sweeping views of London, while they plummet to the Earth at speeds of up to 24 kilometres per hour.

The ArcelorMittal Orbit was built to commemorate the 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic games and was designed by British-Indian sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor.

 

 

 

Paralympic dreams in Wilsonville

 

 kptv.com     2016-07-04 kl. 04:24     290 words

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WILSONVILLE, OR (KPTV) - The U.S. Paralympic Trials were this week, and one Wilsonville teen hopes to be there one day. Kayla Bolnick was the Junior Athlete of the Year for Adaptive Sports Northwest.

Paralympic dreams in Wilsonville.... The U.S. Paralympic Trials were this week, and one Wilsonville teen hopes to be there one day.... Kayla is now road tripping to Los Angeles for the second year of the Angel City Games on the UCLA campus, a rare west coast outlet for competition against fellow Paralympic...

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Rio reaches crisis point just weeks before the Olympic Games begin

 

 Conversation UK     2016-07-04 kl. 03:54     1213 words

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The state government of Rio de Janeiro has declared a state of “public calamity” , as it struggles to cope with severe economic and social crises in the lead up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games .

The state government of Rio de Janeiro has declared a state of “public calamity” , as it struggles to cope with severe economic and social crises in the lead up to the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games .Public services are under enormous

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(Photos + Video) #MrStealYourGrandma: Hot Grandpa Takes The Internet By Storm With His Good Looks And Hot Body

 

 NewsFlow24     2016-07-04 kl. 03:51     7108 words

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Taylor Swift’s July 4th Plans: Will Tom Hiddleston Be There?

fast boosts his mental strength Light injuries after Paris Euro 2016 fan zone fight German
Paralympic long jump champ won't bid for Olympic team From Waterproof to Wearable:

 

 

 

Winners double up on final day of U.S. Olympic swim trials

 

 Tampa Bay Times     2016-07-04 kl. 03:47     312 words

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OMAHA, Neb. — Connor Jaeger had to swim nearly a mile to earn another race at the Olympics. Abbey Weitzeil claimed her second individual event with a frantic dash from one end of the pool to the other. The final night of the U.S.

Paralympics: Brad Snyder, who starred at St.... Petersburg's Northeast High and won two swimming golds and a silver at the 2012 Paralympics, was named to the team for September's event in Rio.

 

 

 

Royal Canadian Mint releases latest Lucky Loonie

 

 Noodls     2016-07-04 kl. 03:38     198 words

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Canadian Olympic Committee (via noodls) / The story goes that when the organizers of Salt Lake City 2002 were building the Olympic ice hockey arena, they naturally turned to ice makers from Canada.

Since 2002, the Royal Canadian Mint has released a commemorative loonie for every Olympic and
Paralympic Games, and the same was done for Rio 2016 on Canada Day at its athlete sendoff party.

 

 

 

Rome 2024 Olympic Bid Wins Endorsements From Leading Environmental Groups

 

 GamesBids.com     2016-07-04 kl. 03:29     441 words

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Five environmental associations including Greenpeace, WWF, Lipu, Italia Nostra and Legambiente have pledged support for Rome’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Five environmental associations including Greenpeace, WWF, Lipu, Italia Nostra and Legambiente have pledged support for Rome’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.A letter from the five organizations to Rome 2024 and the Italian Olympic

 

 

 

Surfing champion adapts to the challenge

 

 Tweed Daily News     2016-07-04 kl. 03:24     529 words

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AS THE waves crash in at Cabarita on a cool winter’s morning, newly crowned Adaptive Australian Surfing champion Dale Taylor will brave Mother Nature to paddle out to his favourite place in the world.

inspiration.” The movement is growing so much so that an Australian team including Taylor, adaptive world champion Mark “Mono” Stewart (AS2), former
Paralympian David Monk (AS3) and Jade “Red” Wheatley (AS1) will head to California later in

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LI's Billy Lister wins spot in Paralympic Games in Brazil

 

 Newsday     2016-07-04 kl. 03:24     542 words

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LI native Billy Lester, 34, finished the best race of his life Saturday, July 3, 2016, at the Paralympic trials in North Carolina.

LI's Billy Lister wins spot in
Paralympic Games in Brazil.... LI native Billy Lester, 34, finished the best race of his life Saturday, July 3, 2016, at the Paralympic trials in North Carolina.(Credit:... About 17 years later, he finished the best race of his life Saturday at the Paralympic...

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Bulldogs excel at track and field Olympic trials

 

 OnlineAthens     2016-07-04 kl. 03:19     906 words

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EUGENE, ORE. | All three of Georgia’s competitors excelled during the second day of the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials in Eugene, Ore., on this weekend and another former Bulldog starred at the Paralympic Trials.

Olympic Track & Field Trials in Eugene, Ore., on this weekend and another former Bulldog starred at the
Paralympic Trials.Sophomore Kendal Williams advanced to the 100-meter dash semifinals while Garrett Scantling and junior Devon Williams put

 

 

 

Mitchell battles through illness to break world record at United States Paralympic Team Trials

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-07-04 kl. 02:36     369 words

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Cassie Mitchell delivered a stunning performance in the women’s T51/52/34 100 metres to lower her own world record at the 2016 United States Paralympic Team Trials for track and field in Charlotte.

Mitchell battles through illness to break world record at United States
Paralympic Team Trials.... Cassie Mitchell delivered a stunning performance in the women’s T51/52/34 100 metres to lower her own world record at the 2016 United States Paralympic Team...

 

 

 

Jamesville woman headed to Rio for Paralympics

 

 LocalSRY.com     2016-07-04 kl. 02:31     126 words

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Published 07/03 2016 08:12PM Updated 07/03 2016 08:18PM (WSYR-TV) A Jamesville mom is officially heading to Rio for the 2016 Paralympics. Jill Walsh, 52, is one of 18 other athletes that have been nominated for the U.S.

Jamesville woman headed to Rio for
Paralympics.... Published 07/03 2016 08:12PM Updated 07/03 2016 08:18PM (WSYR-TV) A Jamesville mom is officially heading to Rio for the 2016 Paralympics.... Jill Walsh, 52, is one of 18 other athletes that have been nominated for the U.S.cyclist team in the Paralympics...

 

 

 

Old, new open Williamstown Theatre Festival

 

 Times Union     2016-07-04 kl. 02:05     950 words

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Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Marisa Tomei in "The Rose Tattoo" at Williamstown Theatre Festival. (WTF publicity photo by Daniel Rader.) Marisa Tomei in "The Rose Tattoo" at Williamstown Theatre Festival. (WTF publicity photo by Daniel Rader.

One is Ani, played by Katy Sullivan, who in addition to her acting career is a
Paralympian in track and field.

 

 

 

Chaffey eyeing gold in Rio

 

 Tweed Daily News     2016-07-04 kl. 02:02     346 words

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CHAMPION paratriathlete Bill Chaffey has set his focus on competing for a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics – and nothing is going to stand in his way.

CHAMPION paratriathlete Bill Chaffey has set his focus on competing for a gold medal at the 2016 Rio
Paralympics – and nothing is going to stand in his way.“This could be my one and only shot and nothing would stop me from going,” Chaffey

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Katie Umback to live Rio Olympic dream

 

 Merimbula News     2016-07-04 kl. 01:55     482 words

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Former Bega horse rider Katie Umback will compete in world class dressage events this month in England after being named on the Australian Para-Equestrian team. Former Bega horse rider Katie Umback will fulfil her dream of competing in the Rio Olympics.

A future being as able as I am is uncertain; it means a lot to me to achieve my goals before my disease catches up to me,” she told the Australian
Paralympic committee.... Kate McLoughlin, Chef de Mission of the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team hopes the...

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Rochelle’s Aubrey Headon runs in two events at Paralympic trials

 

 Rockford Register Star     2016-07-04 kl. 01:38     187 words

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Rochelle’s Aubrey Headon attempted to earn the chance to represent her country at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games by running in two events during the weekend’s track and field trials in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Rochelle’s Aubrey Headon runs in two events at
Paralympic trials.... Rochelle’s Aubrey Headon attempted to earn the chance to represent her country at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games by running in two events during the weekend’s track and field trials in...

 

 

 

Students celebrate Olympic legacy at national festival

 

 EDQuarter     2016-07-04 kl. 01:27     699 words

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Get Set celebrates the education legacy of London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games at Festival of Education Posted by Stephanie Broad | July

Get Set celebrates the education legacy of London 2012 Olympic &
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Argentine foundation working to "recover" lost social values

 

 Fox News Latino     2016-07-04 kl. 01:27     322 words

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Buenos Aires –   The Goleta Bicentennial School Foundation is an educational project of "inclusive water journeys" seeking to "integrate" people with special challenges and "recover values" that have been lost by Argentine society.

That's what we're all about," Matias Paillot, an Argentine competitor at the Sydney 2000
Paralympics and one of the 21 people who founded the school in October 2010.

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Herendeen, Grewe qualify for Paralympics in Brazil

 

 Elkhart Truth     2016-07-04 kl. 01:15     222 words

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Two local athletes will be making the trip to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month.

Herendeen, Grewe qualify for
Paralympics in Brazil.... Two local athletes will be making the trip to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month.Concord graduate Dalton Herendeen will be representing the United States in swimming, while...

 

 

 

Texan Vince Wilfork offers powerful message in… 3 days ago

 

 KHOU     2016-07-04 kl. 01:11     529 words

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Houston Texan Vince Wilfork dropped his robe and is on the cover of the latest ESPN 'Body Issue.' 6:00 PM.

Loading... And that's exactly what the magazine intends to do with its annual ‘Body Issue’: celebrate all body types, whether it's previously featured athletes like Houston Rocket Dwight Howard,
paralympic athlete Sarah Reinertsen, or this year, Big...

 

 

 

Luxembourg: Spengler and Farfus at Young Drivers’ Day in Luxembourg.

 

 Automobilsport.com     2016-07-04 kl. 01:08     1469 words

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: BMW DTM drivers Augusto Farfus (BR) and Bruno Spengler (CA) were the stars at BMW DTM drivers Augusto Farfus (BR) and Bruno Spengler (CA) were the stars at the fifth Young Drivers’ Day on Sunday at the Colmar-Berg driver safety centre in Luxembourg.

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Paralympiques de Rio 2016....Paralympics nach Brasilien reisen. weiter >> Enovos inaugure officiellement son premier enoshop 12.11.2015 Le fournisseur d’énergie Enovos a officiellement inauguré son premier...

 

 

 

Evan Austin Once Again Named a Paralympian

 

 WTWO     2016-07-04 kl. 00:35     190 words

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Just today, the U.S. Paralympics announced the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Swimming Team and a familiar name will be on the list. Evan Austin, a Terre Haute native, will once again be a Paralympian at the Rio Paralympic Games in September.

Evan Austin Once Again Named a
Paralympian.... Paralympics announced the 2016 U.S.... Paralympic Swimming Team and a familiar name will be on the list.... Evan Austin, a Terre Haute native, will once again be a Paralympian at the Rio Paralympic Games in September.This after his results at this weekend's Paralympic...

 

 

 

TOPICS: Olympic Games in Brazil

 

 Himalayan Times     2016-07-04 kl. 00:27     414 words

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Today, exactly thirty days before the world’s greatest sporting event is scheduled to begin, Brazil can say with confidence: We are ready to host the first Olympic and Paralympic Games to take place in South America.

We are ready to host the first Olympic and
Paralympic Games to take place in South America.The Olympic Village, housing more than 17,000 participating athletes in one of Rio de Janeiro’s most beautiful settings, has just been inaugurated.

 

 

 

On the Fourth of July, a celebration of dreams and dreamers

 

 San Francisco Chronicle.com     2016-07-04 kl. 00:12     1369 words

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Is hopelessness on the rise? Maybe — just think of the presidential primaries or life expectancy. Yet, as a newcomer to San Francisco from France, what I felt here is hope and impressive positive energy.

I feel that’s why I am here.” Svetlana Moshkovich Siberia, Russia “My dream is to get the gold medal in the
Paralympics games of Rio.... I decided that in four years, in the next Paralympics, I will go for more and for gold!

 

 

 

North East athletes collect team trophy for third consecutive year at Typhoo Nationals

 

 Noodls     2016-07-04 kl. 00:00     572 words

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England Athletics (via noodls) / Over 200 young disabled athletes enjoyed a full weekend of track and field events at the Typhoo National Junior Athletics Championships (2 and 3 July 2016).

England Athletics (via noodls) / Over 200 young
disabled athletes enjoyed a full weekend of track and field events at the Typhoo National Junior Athletics Championships (2 and 3 July 2016).The North East region were victorious, accumulating enough

 

 

 

Cambodia in his sights

 

 Senior Newspaper     2016-07-03 kl. 23:52     488 words

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Got there! Jeremy and his wife Jann relax after the finish of the 2012 Cambodian ride. Twenty-five years ago Jeremy Long, then 40, crashed into the back of a parked truck at high speed on a bicycle. The accident left him a paraplegic.

That will bring a whole lot of different emotions.” A number of cyclists with disabilities will be participating, including two female
paralympian wheelchair basketball medallists.

 

 

 

Terre Haute's Austin heading to Rio

 

 Tribune Star     2016-07-03 kl. 23:34     196 words

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Evan Austin was named to his second U.S. Paralympic Swim Team on Sunday. U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced the 2016 team of 21 women and 10 men that will represent the United States in Rio.

Paralympic Swim Team on Sunday.... U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced the 2016 team of 21 women and 10 men that will represent the United States in Rio.Austin, a Terre Haute South graduate who has been training...

 

 

 

Boccia taken up by disabled children in record numbers in New Zealand

 

 Dominion Post     2016-07-03 kl. 22:13     740 words

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Dylan Moore, 9, right, celebrates beating Hamish Cleary, 11, at the boccia championship.  Dylan Moore clapped his hands over his eyes and peered through his fingers.

Boccia is a sport specially designed for physically
disabled athletes.... Halberg Disability sport adviser for Canterbury Justin Muschamp believes at least one of the competitors could make it to the Paralympics.... It has been included in the Paralympics...

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Swimming: Freehold Township's Robert Griswold earns Paralympic berth

 

 Asbury Park Press     2016-07-03 kl. 21:59     232 words

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Rio de Janiero is calling Robert Griswold's name. The former Freehold Township swimmer was announced as a member of the 2016 U.S.

Swimming: Freehold Township's Robert Griswold earns
Paralympic berth.... The former Freehold Township swimmer was announced as a member of the 2016 U.S.Paralympic Swimming Team after three days of competition in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to a...

 

 

 

Russia files appeal against doping ban

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-07-03 kl. 21:47     421 words

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Two-time pole vault gold medallist Yelena Isinbayeva has applied directly to the IAAF to compete in Rio due to her clean record.

Muggings of athletes have sparked concerns about crime and safety during the August Olympic and September
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

2016 U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team nominated for Rio

 

 TaableNote News     2016-07-03 kl. 21:44     65 words

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced today the 66 athletes who will represent Team USA in track & field at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

2016 U.S.
Paralympic Track & Field Team nominated for Rio.... Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced today the 66 athletes who will represent Team USA in track & field at the 2016 Paralympic Games.The 40 men and...

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Eighteen Athletes Nominated To The U.S. Cycling Team Who Will Compete At The Rio 2016 Paralympic...

 

 TaableNote News     2016-07-03 kl. 21:34     78 words

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, named the roster of 18 cycling athletes who will compete as part of Team USA at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games from September 7-18. U.S.

Cycling Team Who Will Compete At The Rio 2016
Paralympic...CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today U.S.... Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, named the roster of 18 cycling athletes who will compete as part of Team USA at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Exclusive: Brazilian Health Minister claims Zika risk "minimal" and should be considered in global context

 

 Big News Network     2016-07-03 kl. 21:22     73 words

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Exclusive Brazilian Health Minister claims Zika risk minimal and should be considered in global context Monday 4th July, 2016 Brazilian

and
Paralympic Games, claiming that fears are being taken out of proportion.

 

 

 

USOC Announces 31 Swimmers for 2016 Paralympic Games

 

 Big News Network     2016-07-03 kl. 21:18     59 words

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Monday 4th July, 2016 2016 Paralympic Trials , the US Olympic Committee named 31 swimmers to the Rio roster. Ten men and 21 women earned a chance to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games. Read more from the US Olympic Committee here: ...

USOC Announces 31 Swimmers for 2016
Paralympic Games.... Monday 4th July, 2016 2016 Paralympic Trials , the US Olympic Committee named 31 swimmers to the Rio roster.... Ten men and 21 women earned a chance to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

2016 U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team Nominated For Rio

 

 Noodls     2016-07-03 kl. 21:16     727 words

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United States Olympic Committee (via noodls) / Print By Brianna Tammaro | July 03, 2016, 6:56 a.m. (ET) Members of the U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team at the team naming ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina CHARLOTTE, N.C. - U.S.

2016 U.S.
Paralympic Track & Field Team Nominated For Rio.... Paralympic Track & Field Team at the team naming ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina CHARLOTTE, N.C. -... U.S.Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced today the 66 athletes who will represent Team USA in track & field at the 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Eighteen Athletes Nominated To The U.S. Cycling Team Who Will Compete At The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

 

 Noodls     2016-07-03 kl. 21:16     653 words

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United States Olympic Committee (via noodls) / Print By Beth Bourgeois | July 03, 2016, 6:55 a.m. (ET) Eighteen cyclists were named today to the U.S. Paralympic Team. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Today U.S.

Cycling Team Who Will Compete At The Rio 2016
Paralympic Games.... Paralympic Team. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Today U.S.Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, named the roster of 18 cycling athletes who will compete as part of Team USA at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

WADA - Olivier Niggli Begins New Role as WADA Director General

 

 German Road Races     2016-07-03 kl. 21:11     287 words

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Niggli first joined WADA as the Agency’s Legal Director in 2002 to which he added the title of Finance Director in 2004. In 2011, Olivier returned to Carrard & Associés as partner, where his practice focused on sport, arbitration and commercial law.

the Agency’s core activities that include compliance and monitoring, scientific research and education, Niggli highlighted a few of WADA’s key priorities as the Agency looks beyond the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games. “As I begin my mandate

 

 

 

Ottawa Sportspage cover story: Road Warriors

 

 SportsOttawa.com     2016-07-03 kl. 21:09     1829 words

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The Ottawa-based Cyclery/Opus team was dominant in the women's events at the June 25-29 Canadian Cycling Championships.

The nation’s capital inherited the three-time
Paralympian (including Vancouver and Sochi as a nordic skier) and London 2012 road race champion when she moved from Thunder Bay with her family in January.

 

 

 

Local goalball veteran fired up for return to Paralympics

 

 SportsOttawa.com     2016-07-03 kl. 21:09     602 words

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By Mat LaBranche Heading into the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Ottawa’s Amy Burk has a chip on her shoulder.

Local goalball veteran fired up for return to
Paralympics.... By Mat LaBranche Heading into the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Ottawa’s Amy Burk has a chip on her shoulder.First, there’s the stinging memory of the London 2012 Paralympics when she and her...

 

 

 

Celebrate Independence Day, JULY 4th on Capitol Hill With Yolanda Adams, Smokie Robinson, Tom Bergeron and Others!

 

 AM 1310: The Light - PraiseIndy.com     2016-07-03 kl. 20:57     495 words

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According to the bellereport.com Celebrate Independence Day, JULY 4 th  on Capitol Hill With Yolanda Adams, Smokie Robinson, Tom Bergeron and Others!   Smokie Robinson and Yolanda Adams   PR Newswire, Washington, D.C.

the U.S. Olympic and
Paralympic Teams as they prepare for the Rio 2016 Games.

 

 

 

Houston native qualifies for Paralympics

 

 WTOL-TV     2016-07-03 kl. 20:52     46 words

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CHARLOTTE (WLBT) - Another Mississippi native is heading to Rio. Houston's Shaquille Vance was selected today to the United States Paralympic Team. He'll compete in his 2nd Paralympics.

Houston native qualifies for
Paralympics.... Houston's Shaquille Vance was selected today to the United States Paralympic Team.... He'll compete in his 2nd Paralympics.   Vance won silver in 2012 in 200m, finished 6th in shot put, and 8th in the 1.

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Current Affairs June 2016 for Examinees

 

 ArticlesBase     2016-07-03 kl. 20:40     1687 words

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•    The footballer who recently became the first Indian to play in Europa League is -  Gurpreet Singh Sandhu •    The information technology

He was named in -  Stabaek FC •    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports recently granted recognition to - 
Paralympic Committee of India •    A Rapid Rural Police Response System was recently launched in –  Punjab •    The

 

 

 

Prep track and field: Syracuse’s Hunter Woodhall to represent U.S. at 2016 Paralympic Games

 

 Salt Lake Tribune     2016-07-03 kl. 20:37     396 words

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Syracuse's Hunter Woodhall is officially an Olympian. The junior, who took first place in the Class 5A 400-meter race with a time of 48.

Syracuse’s Hunter Woodhall to represent U.S. at 2016
Paralympic Games.... The junior, who took first place in the Class 5A 400-meter race with a time of 48.04 this spring, was one of 66 athletes, joining David Blair from Eagle Mountain, chosen to represent Team USA in track and field at the 2016 Paralympic...

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Mikey Brannigan Breaks World Record, Heads To Rio

 

 MileSplit United States     2016-07-03 kl. 20:30     189 words

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 3, 2016) --   Mikey Brannigan , formerly of Northport High School in New York and now a professional athlete with the New York Athletic Club, broke his own Paralympic T-20 World Record in the 1500m on Saturday at the U.S.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 3, 2016) --   Mikey Brannigan , formerly of Northport High School in New York and now a professional athlete with the New York Athletic Club, broke his own
Paralympic T-20 World Record in the 1500m on Saturday at the U.S.Paralympic...

 

 

 

No Discussion: Blair And Campbell Are The Class Of The F44 Discus

 

 TaableNote News     2016-07-03 kl. 20:12     42 words

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Discus throwers David Blair and Jeremy Campbell are training partners away from competition, and two of the world’s best Paralympic athletes on the field. U.S.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Discus throwers David Blair and Jeremy Campbell are training partners away from competition, and two of the world’s best
Paralympic athletes on the field.... U.S.Paralympics' David Blair and Jeremy Campbell ROCKED it in discus at #ParalympicTrials...

 

 

 

Robert Griswold, former Freehold Township swimmer, headed to the Olympics

 

 Star Ledger     2016-07-03 kl. 20:08     116 words

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One former New Jersey high school swimmer is headed to Rio for the Olympics.

One former New Jersey high school swimmer is headed to Rio for the Olympics.Robert Griswold, who swam at Freehold Township and graduated in 2015, was selected to the United States'
Paralympic team and will compete in the Olympic Games this summer,

 

 

 

No Discussion: Blair And Campbell Are The Class Of The F44 Discus

 

 Noodls     2016-07-03 kl. 19:51     855 words

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United States Olympic Committee (via noodls) / Print By Bill Kiser | July 03, 2016, 1:38 p.m.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Discus throwers David Blair and Jeremy Campbell are training partners away from competition, and two of the world's best
Paralympic athletes on the field.... They're also going to be teammates on the U.S. squad preparing for the upcoming 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Feeling the heat

 

 China Post     2016-07-03 kl. 19:41     40 words

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AP In this Friday, July 1 photo, Kionte Storey practices his starts before his heat in the men's 100-meter dash during the U.S. Paralympics Team Trials in Charlotte, North Carolina. – 2016 The China Post.

Paralympics Team Trials in Charlotte, North Carolina. – 2016 The China Post.Back to Story.

 

 

 

Dan Rizzieri doesn't qualify for U.S. Paralympics team

 

 WHEC TV-10     2016-07-03 kl. 19:41     90 words

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12:49 PM Back in June we reported on 24-year-old Dan Rizzieri, an amputee who was hoping to qualify for the Paralympics in Brazil this year. Rizzieri held the world record for the long jump done by a double below the knee amputee.

Paralympics team. 12:49 PM Back in June we reported on 24-year-old Dan Rizzieri, an amputee who was hoping to qualify for the Paralympics in Brazil this year.

 

 

 

T&F: Fawehinmi officially named to U.S. Paralympic Team

 

 UTAMavs.com     2016-07-03 kl. 19:30     215 words

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UTA standout will be making his second appearance at the Paralympic Games. July 3, 2016 By Drew Harris | UTAMavs.com ARLINGTON, Texas -- U.S.

Paralympic Team. UTA standout will be making his second appearance at the Paralympic Games.... U.S.Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced today the 66 athletes who will represent Team USA in track & field at the 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

U.S. Paralympic Track team named

 

 WCNC     2016-07-03 kl. 19:10     297 words

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Paralympic runner Lex Gillette poses for a portrait at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 8, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by  Sean M. Haffey/ ) (Photo: Sean M. Haffey/) CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The 2016 U.S.

U.S.
Paralympic Track team named.... Paralympic runner Lex Gillette poses for a portrait at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 8, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.... (Photo by  Sean M. Haffey/ ) (Photo: Sean M. Haffey/) CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The 2016 U.S.Paralympic...

 

 

 

2016 Paralympic swim team roster named

 

 WCNC     2016-07-03 kl. 19:10     196 words

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The U.S. Paralympic trials have their closing ceremonies Sunday, with athletes anxiously awaiting to see their name on the roster for Team USA. WCNC 11:00 AM.

2016
Paralympic swim team roster named.... The U.S. Paralympic trials have their closing ceremonies Sunday, with athletes anxiously awaiting to see their name on the roster for Team USA.... WCNC 11:00 AM.EDT July 03, 2016 Victory ceremony of the Men's 100m Freestyle S12 Tucker Dupree (USA) with bronze during the London 2012 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Continental Clash: Great Britain earn win against Canada

 

 Noodls     2016-07-03 kl. 19:00     364 words

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GBWBA - Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball [...

GBWBA - Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball (via noodls) / The penultimate game of day two of the Continental Clash saw defending
Paralympic Champions Canada play Great Britain, both teams fighting for their first win of the competition.

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Alexa Halko named to U.S. roster for 2016 Rio Paralympics

 

 Williamsburg Yorktown Daily     2016-07-03 kl. 18:34     496 words

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WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Alexa Halko will be representing the United States in the 2016 Paralympic Games.

Alexa Halko named to U.S. roster for 2016 Rio
Paralympics.... Alexa Halko will be representing the United States in the 2016 Paralympic Games.(Photo courtesy of Elesha Halko) It’s official:... Paralympic Trials at Irwin Belk Complex at Johnson C.

 

 

 

Adapting paddlesports to 'people of all abilities'

 

 Charleston Post and Courier     2016-07-03 kl. 18:30     529 words

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Sprint race adaptive canoes are narrower than even performance kayaks, making them swift but very tippy.

They have to be at a disadvantage. “I want to find
paralympians with qualifying disabilities who want to compete,” said Moore, 45, of James Island.... Paracanoe races debut at the Rio Paralympics in September.... To qualify as a paralympic, an athlete “must have an impairment in body structures and functions that leads to a competitive disadvantage in sport,” as the International Paralympic...

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Sascoc welcomes R70m Rio boost

 

 City Press - News24     2016-07-03 kl. 18:17     388 words

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The SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) has hailed its R70 million backing by the National Lotteries Commission, saying the sponsorship has not come too late.

Sam said part of the money would also be used for the
Paralympic Games and the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Games, to be held in Luanda, Angola, from December 9 to 18. “The lotteries commission has been giving funds for years.

 

 

 

Dacula blind swimmer McClain Hermes makes U.S. Paralympic Team for Rio

 

 Gwinnett Daily Post     2016-07-03 kl. 17:44     267 words

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After a successful weekend at U.S. Paralympic Swimming Trials in Charlotte this weekend, Dacula resident McClain Hermes has earned a spot on the U.S. Paralympic Team competing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil later this year.

Paralympic Team for Rio.... Paralympic Swimming Trials in Charlotte this weekend, Dacula resident McClain Hermes has earned a spot on the U.S.... Paralympic Team competing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil later this year.It is the first Paralympics berth for...

 

 

 

Pistorius: A look back at the long, rocky trial before Wednesday’s sentencing

 

 CTV News     2016-07-03 kl. 17:38     645 words

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Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is set to appear in court this week to be sentenced for the murder of former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The July 6 sentencing marks the latest chapter in a lengthy and polarizing legal battle. On Feb.

Former
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is set to appear in court this week to be sentenced for the murder of former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Sepura (SEPU) communications systems will be used at the stadiums during the Rio Olympics

 

 DirectorsTalk     2016-07-03 kl. 17:18     170 words

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Sepura subsidiary Teltronic is providing communications for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games in Brazil.

Sepura subsidiary Teltronic is providing communications for the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic games in Brazil.The €10m contract will cover four venues in Rio de Janeiro – Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana, Deodoro and Maracanã – as well as two

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Celebration for Rio 2016 Paralympic teams held Sunday in uptown

 

 WSOC-TV     2016-07-03 kl. 16:53     678 words

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- 10:43 AM CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The community will celebrate Rio 2016 Paralympic athletes Sunday afternoon in uptown Charlotte. The U.S.

Celebration for Rio 2016
Paralympic teams held Sunday in uptown. -... 10:43 AM CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The community will celebrate Rio 2016 Paralympic athletes Sunday afternoon in uptown Charlotte.... The U.S.Paralympics committee said the September Paralympics...

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Swimming: Naples’ Michelle Konkoly named to Team USA for 2016 Paralympic Games

 

 Naples Daily News     2016-07-03 kl. 16:48     187 words

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By Daily News Staff Posted: 10:38 a.m. 0 Naples resident Michelle Konkoly followed up a world record in the 50-meter freestyle by winning the 100 freestyle on Saturday at the U.S.

Swimming: Naples’ Michelle Konkoly named to Team USA for 2016
Paralympic Games.... 10:38 a.m. 0 Naples resident Michelle Konkoly followed up a world record in the 50-meter freestyle by winning the 100 freestyle on Saturday at the U.S.Paralympic Swimming...

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Exclusive: Brazilian Health Minister claims Zika risk "minimal" and should be considered in global context

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-07-03 kl. 16:33     480 words